The potential to restore sensation after mastectomy

Mastectomy can leave you feeling numb. Resensation® is a surgical technique designed to restore sensation.

life-changing choices

Losing one or both breasts can be overwhelming—it’s why many women choose reconstructive surgery. But one thing you may not be aware of is that after a mastectomy and even reconstruction, women can experience anywhere from partial to complete numbness in their chest.

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discover your options

With Resensation you have the opportunity to not only look—but potentially feel—more like yourself again. This surgical technique has the potential to restore sensation to your breast as part of a natural tissue breast reconstruction.

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real feel: patient stories

Patients and surgeons share their Resensation experience.

It’s not just about the way the reconstructed breast looks; it’s the way it feels to the patient. Resensation can help put the focus back on the woman and how she feels.

Dr. Chen, MD

Ask your surgeon if it’s possible to do the nerve grafting. It can be life-changing to the patient. Just a short additional time in the operating room can change somebody’s entire life.

Jane

Resensation patient

a future candidate

Talk to your doctor about determining whether or not Resensation is right for you.

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